Food for the Hungry Job Vacancy: Finance Officer - Padang, West Sumatra

Position title: FINANCE OFFICER

Report to (Supervisor): Finance & Accounting Manager

Department: Finance & Accounting

Location: Padang, West Sumatra (first three month work in Medan office)  with frequent travel with-in cluster; eg. Sikakap and Siberut)

Terms of Contract: This is a long term position. However, initial contract will be Fixed Term, 1 (one) year, with possible extension upon satisfactory performance

Objective of the position:
Responsible for providing assistance to Finance & Accounting Manager in financial and accounting process for West Sumatra cluster, e.g. maintain cash flow for field office and program (in Siberut and Sikakap); assist on Monthly Financial Reports; ensure all financial reports in line with Indonesian Financial Accounting Standards (IFAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP), FH financial policies and procedures, donor/partner requirements, and all other applicable laws, rules and guidelines; budgeting; asset management;  finance documentation; etc.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Handle cash flow request and cash/fund release for the field office and field staffs (eg. Siberut and Sikakap area)
  • Check cash/program advance request/report (in coordinate with Finance Assistant)
  • Maintain supporting documentation for all transactions
  • Ensure availability of transaction document such as invoice, assignment letter, accounting forms, etc
  • Make good documentation of finance documents, including copy, scan and filing system regularly
  • Prepare journals for the cash/program advance report, etc
  • Do monthly account reconciliation, esp. program advance
  • Monitoring petty cash in field office (eg. Siberut and Sikakap)
  • Maintain the fixed asset (list/register) and assist on regular check physically for updating asset list
  • Assist on annual budget process
  • Preparation and coordination of audit process.
  • Other finance & accounting responsible as per requested by supervisor
Minimum Required


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • At least 5 years experiences in similar position in NGO or private of development
  • Combination of commercial and not-for-profit financial accounting experience highly preferred

  • Good knowledge and familiar with accounting software; Sun System AccountingSoftware highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Indonesian Financial Accounting Standards (IFAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP), Tax, and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Fluency in English, written and oral
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft office, especially MS Excel & MS Word
  • Ability to work effectively in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline
  • Good analytical skills & excellent personal and interpersonal skills, honesty, good self-confidence, independence and consistence
  • Ability to perform to a high level under limited supervision
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and number
  • Could work well under pressure and independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Fast learner and ability to work independently and in a team
  • Multi-tasking person

  • Previous audit experience from reputable audit firm(s);
  • Brevet A and Brevet B certified
Please send your

  • Application
  • Updated CV and salary expectation
  • Certificates etc
  • Contact of 3 person  who can give us references about your self (email and phone), to:
Only in Ms.Word, PDF or JPG/JPEG format (no zip or rar ) no later than June, 9th 2017.

Please put “FO” as email subject, and please put your name after CVand/or cover letter title (e.g. CV-James /  Cover letter-James ).

We will contact it you meet our criteria.